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How To Stay In The Race When You Have Heel Pain- Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy

Are you preparing for the upcoming Annadel Half Marathon in Santa Rosa, California next month? Wouldn’t it be devastating to have a chronic condition like plantar fasciitis or have an Achilles tendinitis flare up right before the big event?! If the unthinkable happens, extracorporeal shockwave therapy might be necessary to promote healing to your feet so […]

Last Minute Gifts for Happy Feet!

Everyone has at least one ‘difficult to buy for’ person in their lives, or someone that has “everything”, so why not consider buying a gift that caters to their feet this year? After all, they play a significant role in our everyday lives! You will be surprised at the number of options that you have […]

Selecting the Best Shoes for Wide Feet

  Shopping for shoes that are both cute and comfortable can be a daunting task in itself; but if you have wide feet, it can be even more challenging.  Finding shoes that fit your feet properly is crucial in preventing discomfort and the development of other foot conditions.  Having a poorly fitting shoe can lead […]

Could You Be Suffering from Bursitis?

Are you having difficulty moving one or both of your feet? Do the joints in your toes feel inflamed or swollen? Do you have pain in the ball of your foot, the base of your big toe joint or at your heel?  Are your feet achy?  If you answered yes to any of these questions, […]

Prepare For Your Next Race With Shin Splint Prevention

Big races deserve plenty of training. Whether you plan to run the full or half marathon, the 5K or even the 3K, you should already be boosting your training so you can race well. An important aspect of preparation that many runners don’t consider is shin splint prevention. Shin splints are a common overuse problem that […]

Best Trails in Sonoma County for: Walking, Running, Hiking, Biking & Kids

On the list of many reasons one could love Sonoma County, the abundance of recreational trails is one of them. There is a trail for everyone: The casual walker, the long-distance runner, the adventure seeker, the hill jumper and the energetic kid.   Here is a list of trails sure to fit your needs: Walking […]

Training for the Big Race with Shin Splint Prevention

Part of training for any race should be preventing injuries like shin splints as best you can. John Hollander, DPM, in Santa Rosa, CA, discusses good practices.

Pronation Injuries: Too Much or Too Little of a Good Thing

John Hollander, DPM, in Santa Rosa, CA, discusses normal foot motion when you run. Too much or too little of this rotation could lead to injuries later.

Stay Running with Stretches for Bunion Pain

Bunions don’t have to keep you from your favorite runs. John Hollander, DPM, discusses stretches that can help relieve bunion pain.

High-Tech Heel Pain Treatment Keeps You in the Race

Heel Pain

Photo credit: hyena reality via freedigitalphotos.net If you are preparing for the upcoming Annadel Half Marathon in Santa Rosa, CA, it would be devastating to have a chronic condition like plantar fasciitis or Achilles tendinitis flare up right before the big event. If the unthinkable happens, extracorporeal shockwave therapy might be necessary to promote healing […]